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Spectrum - March 14, 2014

Editorial: In major test for city, Cal Ave project begins

After tree-cutting debacle, city officials hope controversial project can rebuild trust and give 'second downtown' its due

What began as a $1.7 million largely grant-funded sprucing up of the area primarily at the east end of the California Avenue business district has grown into an ambitious $7 million rehab of all three commercial blocks between El Camino and the railroad tracks.

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Posted by Midtown, a resident of Midtown
on Mar 14, 2014 at 8:44 am

"Completion by the end of the year." Which year?

Posted by Resident, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Mar 14, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Major Test?

Like the Mitchell Park fail and the El Camino Park fail and the Boardwalk fail and (Main Library fail?) and now Cal Ave.

Posted by Anon, a resident of Barron Park
on Mar 14, 2014 at 3:06 pm

The city wants to boot all the moms and pops. They're troublemakers who sued the city to stop this boondoggle. If they leave the city will get its wish of having all chain stores. We need a Gap! Who wants eclectic when you can have conformity.

Posted by Nona, a resident of College Terrace
on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:05 pm

Anon, you have it all wrong. If you are going to accuse people of something, provide some proof of your charges.

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